Family Programs

Family-Based Education

Family Programs

The Oklahoma City Zoo's family-based education programs offer a wonderful way for the whole family to have fun while exploring and learning together!

Pre-registration required 7 days in advance of program date. Click on program date for self-registration or call 405-425-0218.

Haunt the Zoo Overnight

Sat, Oct 28, 7:00pm-9:00am

Creepy crawlies and things that go BOO! Join us for a haunting good time learning about the Zoo’s Halloween-iest critters. Includes evening snack, night and morning hikes, breakfast, zoo admission and Haunt the Zoo bag the following day, as well as a pumpkin themed activity. Ages: 4 and up (parent must accompany children).

Grr-owing Up Tiger

Sat, Nov 11, 10:00-11:00 am

Join us for a roaring good time to learn about our quickly growing tiger cubs and successful foster of a cub of a different species. Ages: 4 and up.  Cost:  $12 (member), $15 (non-member).


Santa’s Workshop - Zoo Style!

Sat, Dec 16, 10:00-11:30

Celebrate this holiday season as we make Christmas cookies and gifts for our zoo animals and those on your gift list.  ALLERGY ALERT: Includes possible allergens.  Ages 4 and up.  Cost:  $12 (mem), $15 (non-mem)


O’ Christmas Sea Party

Sat, Dec 16, 6:00-7:30pm

It’s the wildest Christmas party in town!  Enjoy snacks and hot chocolate, play holiday games, compete in our ugly sweater contest, and pose with a sea lion for the ultimate wild holiday photo.  Ages 18 and up.  ($30 mem, $35 non-mem).

Cub Club (Toddler Programs)

Bring your little cub as we learn about zoo animals through lessons, crafts, discovery stations, and/or guided zoo tours. Ages 2-5 years. Cost per child/adult pair: $12 (member), $15 (non-member).

Second Thursdays, 10:00am-11:00am

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